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Spattering at Small Pu`u `Ō`ō Vent

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Detailed Description

A small vent in Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater throws spatter a short distance, building up a small cone around its opening. A thick layer of Pele's hair covers the downwind part of the cone. This vent was also the source of a small lava flow erupted on the crater floor in the past day.




Public Domain.